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hurricane sandy devastation in new york yesterday flying over ravaged neighborhoods in queens, comforting devastated homeowners in the streets on staten island and reassuring they will come back and he will also be back. >> i came up here right after the storm, was on the jersey side, and i had promised to everybody that i was speaking on behalf of the country when i said we are going to be here until the rebuilding is complete. and i meant it. so i'm going to come back today, but i'm also going to be coming back in the future to make sure that we have followed through on that commitment. >> the recovery from sandy now has a point person. president obama named sean donovan, a new yorker, who is the secretary of the department of housing and urban development, as the go-to guy. >>> it is nine minutes past the hour. informative but not necessarily conclusive. that's how senate and house lawmakers describe realtime video and testimony about the attack on the consulate in bengha benghazi. senators say the video combines surveillance and drone footage. a source familiar with the hearing said t
. nor on the sentencing later in the hour. >>> folks in the northeast hit super hard by sandy are dealing with even more misery today. a nor'easter has now hammered the region with fierce winds and heavy snow. thousands of people in new york and new jersey who just got their power back on are once again without electricity in bone-chilling temperatures. debra is talking to folks in the garrison beach neighborhood of brooklyn queens. deb, tell us, a lot of folks, it must be devastating. they haven't had power since sandy, and now they're coping with yet another storm and the possibility that they're not going to have a power for quite some time. all right. i understand that we've lost deb there. we're going to get back to her as soon as we can. want to go and see if we can move on and we'll bring that to you later. people who, of course, are struggling because of sandy, they are getting a break from one wireless provider, thank goodness. they get some kind of break. verizon says it's going to waive all charges for text messages and calls between october 29, november 16th for th
superstorm sandy left behind in seaside heights, new jersey. he met with first responders who lost their homes. he also checked out the battered coastline by helicopter yesterday. president obama vows to help the area make a complete recovery. >> but the president's made it clear that we're going to do everything we can to make sure that the corps is fully funded, that fema has what it needs, and that all the programs that exist under the auspices of the federal government are not only continue to exist, but are funded, so that we can make sure that -- that -- that this area of the country is fully, fully, fully restored. >> the damage on the ground is just shocking when you look at it from the air, alina. it is just staggering. you can see just how fierce the storm was. about 600 customers still have no electricity in new jersey over the weekend. three weeks now, after the storm hit. >> i am alive. that's the message one of at least 11 men injured in that oil platform explosion in the gulf of mexico wanted to send his family. we're also getting a look at the explosion the very mom
's what we're also working on for the hour. >> 13 days after superstorm sandy slammed the east coast. the commute is new york is still a mess. a look at the recovery effort that has people still struggling to get to work. plus, 18 states offer medical marijuana. now two stits have legalized recreational pot. the health benefits of weed. >>> and scandal on sesame street. this man, the voice of elmo, is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a teenage boy. he denies it. this is cnn, and it's happening now. [ male announcer ] citi turns 200 this year. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambition to achievement. and the next great idea could be yours. ♪ humans -- sometimes life trips us up. and sometimes, we trip ourselves up, but that's okay. at liberty mutual insurance we can "untrip" you as you go through your life with personalized policies a
by hurricane sandy. the storm exposed the remains of a shipwreck on the dunes of new york's fire island on long island. the wreckage is believed to be a four-masted canadian coal schooner called "the bessy white." the ship became visible when the storm shifted the dunes more than 70 feet. how about that? >> it shows how powerful that storm really was. >> took an almost direct hit. a lot of damage there. >> ron, thanks. >>> meantime, the search this morning is still on for two oil workers missing after a disastrous explosion and fire that ripped through a gulf oil rig. 11 workers are injured. and abc's john schriffen is in new orleans with the very latest. john, what do we know? >> reporter: well, bianna, good morning. we know that the coast guard launched the chopper just a short while ago to resume the search from the air. all night, they've been out in boats just like this one, using night vision goggles and infrared technology. so far, there's been no sign of the two, missing workers. but the coast guard is using the latest technology to find them before it's too late. it's an all-out effort
after he won last night. >>> after getting battered by sandy, many new york and new jersey residents are being evacuated again. another big storm is headed right for them. we'll get the latest. i tried weight loss plans... but their shakes aren't always made for people with diabetes. that's why there's glucerna hunger smart shakes. they have carb steady, with carbs that digest slowly to help minimize blood sugar spikes. and they have six grams of sugars. with fifteen grams of protein to help manage hunger... look who's getting smart about her weight. [ male announcer ] glucerna hunger smart. a smart way to help manage hunger and diabetes. and the candidate's speech is in pieces all over the district. the writer's desktop and the coordinator's phone are working on a joke with local color. the secure cloud just received a revised intro from the strategist's tablet. and while i make my way into the venue, the candidate will be rehearsing off of his phone. [ candidate ] and thanks to every young face i see out there. [ woman ] his phone is one of his biggest supporters. [ female announce
sandy. will he visit staten island, one of the hardest hit areas, and take an aerial tour. he will also meet with city officials, first responders and f fema staff. this will be the president's first time touring the region in new york. he he will be joined by new york governor andrew cuomo and mayor michael bloomberg and members of his cabinet. >>> former republican nominee, mitt romney now claiming the president won re-election by giving gifts to after r african-americans, hispanics and younger voters. this is how romney explained his loss in a phone call to some of his top donors. >> the president's campaign did was focus on certain members of his base coalition, give them extraordinary financial gifts from the government and then work very aggressively to turn them out to vote. >> those comments aren't sitting well with some republicans, notably former romney surrogate, louisiana governor bobby jindal, who says he absolutely rejects that notion saying it doesn't represent where republicans are as a party. >>> sure we just got done with an election, but warren but havette -- buffet a
touring hurricane sandy devastation in new york. flying over ravaged neighborhoods in queens, and comforting devastated homeowners, in tents and in the streets of staten island yesterday. the president also assigned a point person for the sandy recovery effort, new yorker sean donovan who is the secretary of the department of housing and urban development. >>> take a look at this dramatic new video just released by the new york and new jersey port authorities. two path train stations under water. look at that. one in jersey city, the other in hoboken. service at both stations remains suspended nearly three weeks after sandy. now nearly all the equipment for signaling and the train equipment was damaged or destroyed. actually missed a classified briefing about the incident, including most republican members of a senate committee investigating the attack. among them senator john mccain, who was one of our producers. pretty tough questions about it yesterday. senator mccain got rather testy. >> i have no comments about my schedule and how i spend my time. i will not further comm
superstorm sandy has hit over 110. more than 160,000 customers in ten states still have no electricity. signs of recovery this morning with improved train and ferry service in new jersey and new york. >>> the man behind sesame street's adored puppet elbow is taking time off after denigh he had an inappropriate relationship with a teenage boy. a 23-year-old man says he was 16 when he had a relationship with the puppeteer, kevin clash. sesame street says it found the allegations undocumented. >>> after 50 years, james bond, still setting records. the action thriller "skyfall" posted the biggest box office opening ever for the bond series grossing a massive $87.8 million in its first three days. daniel craig stars as 007 and our own wolf blitzer makes a cameo appearance playing himself. i just wanted to say bond, james bond. >> i say blitzer, wolf blitzer. i went to see it saturday night. it was really good. >> friends who have seen it said really good things about it. >> i was a brilliant wolf blitzer. i got into that character. i studied that character. spending a few years trying to study how
mankind has a give. there are many wonderful stories about the recovery efforts from superstorm sandy and last week's nor'easter, but it wasn't one of them. and folks that are making a bad situation worse and the effort by police to stop them. >> every afternoon as the sun sets, the n.y.p.d. takes flight, especially equipped 1 19 koala helicopters, and shines on the darkened streets of staten island, brooklyn and the rockaways, including long beach and breezy point. >> we are the lie in the sky and there to light it up and we're there to sneak around at night when we don't have the light on to make sure that the neighborhoods remain safe. >> they can see in the dark with fleer infrared systems, heat seeking equipment that detects warm bodies and hot engines, to minimize crime and prevent looting. the n.y.p.d. reports burgl burglaries are up. and they're an effective crime fighting tool. if they're on the ground or approaching by sea where they shouldn't be, the police are much more likely to see it from above. >> if they see something suspicious, they can call to harbor units. >> and
's cleanup and recovery crews for the coast in new york and new jersey when hurricane sandy hit. i'm thankful there is still an american automobile industry, when it was not at all clear just a few years ago that that would be true. i'm thankful that the american automobile industry not only exists, but it is kicking butt. i am thankful for that. i'm thankful that when my pal, xeni jardin got diagnosed with breast cancer this year, xeni decided to go public with it in a way that have caused millions of people to look at cancer differently in a way that is unpatronizing and very smart. i'm thankful for xeni. i'm thankful for the reporter name terry camp at the local abc affiliate in flint, michigan. he's the reporter who got vice presidential nominee paul ryan to admit that contrary to what the nra was saying and multi-million dollar ad buys around the country, that actually president obama wasn't changing gun laws to take anyone's guns away. and then paul ryan pulled off his microphone and his handler put that piece of paper up in front of the camera and paul ryan never did another local news
sandy. he met with first responders who lost their homes and sat in on a briefing on the recovery efforts in seaside heights, new jersey. biden said, quote, we're not going anywhere and he added that recovery is a national responsibility. >>> the florida congressional race between controversial republican allen west and democrat patrick murphy may finally be over. a recount showed murphy holding his slim lead of less than 2,000 votes. now it's just up to the state election board to certify the results. allen has refused to concede. of this hunk of metal may not look like much but it's the soyuz capsule. >>> executives from hostess go to court today as they try to get a judge's blessing to liquidate the company. they announced plans to shut it down late last week citing a continuing strike by the bakers union. already there are reports the makers of babst blue ribbon beer and tsay cakes could step in and buy the iconic hostess brands that include twinkies and wonder bread. anne's tablet called my phone. anne's tablet was chatting with a tablet in sydney... a desktop in zurich... an
, and the importance of the government during the superstorm sandy, and in the the relevance it has for so many americans' lives. so as a consequence i think people recognize that government does have an important role. the tea party played a very important position in terms of fostering the debate. what happens is when you cower in front of the fringe politics to the politics of homophobia action the politics of discrimination against women, the politics of basically of assault upon people's personal freedoms. then you'll see the tea party be co-opted by the fringe groups. >> so that leads nicely into the rush limbaugh quote. many people might rush limbaugh said, quote -- democrats moved heaven and earth to defeat mia love, allen west and replace them with white men. so the hi pockry sis is not is rich, they're not about diversity, they're all about liberalism. they were going after them because they were republican, the point of this game is to have as many people 6 your party to get elected so you can have majority and control the agenda and get things done. >> i give ana a lot of credit --
increases after superstorm sandy. the republican has pushed aggressively for cutting and capping taxes. taxes could rise and cindy ravaged areas. and a man prosecutors say confessed to 1979 murder of 6-year-old etan patz. he is waiting behind bars in new york city. and the carmaker says there is a steering defect in several models produced between 2000 and 2011, including the very popular toyota prius and toyota corolla. let's go to my friend who is there with more on that. reporter: i would like to bring in michael sing who is the washington director for north east policy. we have this breaking news on israel. the leading military member of hamas has been killed in gaza. we are going to put that into the mix. here is serious, syria, that war has been raging for 20 months now. now it is starting to spread to other areas. turkey has a refugee issue as will some other areas. jordan, down here, israel and lebanon. this map here, what is your concern? >> welcome one of the things we worry about now are all 20 months of this, this would eventually become a regional conflict. a broader confl
storewide, now through sunday. >>> hurricane sandy is only the latest in what have become all too frequent occurrences of extreme weather. the new documentary "chasing ice "follows a photographer and his team as they record the impact of our warming planet. >> it all started in iceland. >> think i'm so certain to get wet i'll take my boots off. >> i never imagined that you could see glaciers this big disappearing in such a short time. there's a powerful piece of history that's unfolding in these pictures, and i have to go back. >> joining me now is james balogg, photographer and environmentalist and author of the newly released "ice, portraits of vanishing glaciers." welcome to you, james, i tell you the pictures are remarkable. what got you involved in this? >> i've been fascinated by mountains in polar regions my whole life. but what really kicked it off for me was the realization back in the 90s that climate change was real and it was a product of actual physical empire cal evidence that thousands of people had collected from all around the world for many years. and it's not hypothetica
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